WHITEWATER, Colo (KKCO)- An illegal marijuana grow investigation is underway in Whitewater.

The area is located near the Grand Mesa and Kannah Creek road in a remote area of Whitewater.

Law enforcement notified neighboring residents of their presence and were asked to avoid the area.

The D.E.A and U.S. forest service are being assisted by a number of local, federal and state agencies.

“Well, I didn’t know it was growing, but I am very glad Mesa County discovered it and they are getting rid of it.” Natalie Lineback, Whitewater resident.

The investigation is ongoing– we are hoping to have more details shortly.


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